14 Bible Verses about Example

1 Timothy 4:12 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

Philippians 3:17 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Brothers, join in imitating me, and keep your eyes on those who walk according to the example you have in us.

1 Corinthians 11:1 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ.

Romans 14:21 ESV / 9 helpful votes

It is good not to eat meat or drink wine or do anything that causes your brother to stumble.

1 Thessalonians 1:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you received the word in much affliction, with the joy of the Holy Spirit,

Philippians 4:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.

2 Thessalonians 3:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

It was not because we do not have that right, but to give you in ourselves an example to imitate.

1 Peter 5:1-4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly; not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock. And when the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.

Titus 2:1-5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. Older men are to be sober-minded, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness. Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good, and so train the young women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled.

1 Corinthians 4:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I urge you, then, be imitators of me.

John 13:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For I have given you an example, that you also should do just as I have done to you.

John 13:1-38 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. During supper, when the devil had already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him, Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he had come from God and was going back to God, rose from supper. He laid aside his outer garments, and taking a towel, tied it around his waist. Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples' feet and to wipe them with the towel that was wrapped around him. ...

Hebrews 12:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

John 14:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

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